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Oil industry argues for maximum production levels

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The UK's oil and gas industry has said the best response to tackling greenhouse gas emissions is to continue production at maximum levels.

Oil and Gas UK's "Roadmap to 2035" argued consumption would remain above the levels they could produce.

It said maintaining output at 1.1 million barrels per day would reduce the need to import fossil fuels.

Environmental campaigners WWF Scotland said the industry needed to "get serious" about tackling climate change.

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